Employment decline is not particularly surprising when moving out of the holiday season, and the Lubbock MSA has added 4,000 jobs overall from January 2013 into January of 2014.
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Hurley Companies has announced that their Essence Bottling Company has been awarded an Advanced Contracting Initiative water contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Water Team.
The Community Workforce Partnership will host the Education Testing and Graduation Requirement Reform: The Effect on Workforce Opportunities Panel Discussion and Luncheon on Wednesday, August 21st.
“As demonstrated by the informational session held last Thursday in Plainview for the former workers, there is still a great demand for job training and employment assistance for the displaced workers,” said Workforce Solutions South Plains CEO Martin Aguirre.
Workforce Solutions South Plains will hold an informational session next week for former Cargill Meat Processing Plant workers that are now jobless.
Seminar topics include Texas employment law and basics of hiring; business retention and expansion; employee policy handbooks; handling unemployment claims; independent contractors; and federal and Texas wage and hour laws.
Around 50 employers will meet with potential employees between the ages of 16 and 21.
The grant and center will provide training for 240 workers from at least 20 small area businesses, and provide entrepreneurial training and mentoring to at least 38 new business seekers.